What makes unions so useful to workers?

Duane Adkinson talks “union”

In this video, UAW retiree Duane Adkinson of Garner, NC talks about what it’s meant to him to have a union on his side.

“Without collective bargaining, you don’t have any R-E-S-P-E-C-T.” — Duane Adkinson

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Pictured above: Duane and Betty Adkinson at December 2012 candlelight vigil in Raleigh against cuts to Medicare and Social Security.